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Each article written in this Category is centered around the author’s personal living situation with advice for the readers to apply to their very own lives.

Whispers from Strangers

October 20, 2017

Those who don’t know you don’t get you and those who don’t get you are likely strangers living vicariously through you. They’re strangers to actually knowing who you are, what you’re about and how you’re trying to live your life and I can say this with absolute confidence because anyone who’s a true friend of… Read More ›

An Equation that I do not Know

A lot has  been happening in my life since the end of 2015 that has drastically altered my world. As some of you have probably noticed I barely come to this place anymore. I imagine that if untouched blogs could resemble real life things then my blog resembles a old house that looks good on… Read More ›

Modern Day Dating: Pedigree Men vs Degree Men

Ladies, could it be time to think differently about the men that you do or don’t date? Do you only date inside your race? Do you only date men with the same religious faith as you? Do you only date men who resemble the “image” you’ve had in your mind since you were twenty-one? Do… Read More ›

Rebel for A Cause

A closed fist is THE universal symbol that someone is angry and ready to fight. A closed fist in the air is THE universal signal that someone is ready to fight for their cause. When more than one person accumulates in one place with closed fist and hands in the air it is THE universal… Read More ›

The Variables of Life

“There are many equations for a successful life but the only one that makes sense, is the one you create” Jay Noetic” I awoke this morning with a word on my mind and even as I write these words I’m not sure why this word has been stuck in the  cognitive quicksand that is my… Read More ›

The Baggage that We Carry

“The past is never where you think you left it.” ― Katherine Anne Porter Imagine for a moment that right now, in your present moment that you’ve been holding on to every memory created in the past and every action done to you  in the past. If our past truly molds us into who we… Read More ›

When Loneliness Strikes

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.” ― Mother Teresa Two nights ago I was laying across my couch watching an episode of suits when I began feeling slightly lonely. I would like to tell you that I was a bit surprised by this “feeling” because I hadn’t felt that way in at… Read More ›

Heaven and Hell: Its Possible we’re living it.

I remember vividly when I was about 18 years of age being asked by someone important in my life if I thought I’d go to heaven or hell when I die? I was asked that question because I no longer wanted to go to church. My answer was of course I thought I’d be going to… Read More ›

Revolutionary (Excerpt from my 2nd book I’m working on)

Chapter 1: Revolutionary “My revolution might not be televised but it will be broadcasted with one solitary sound wave, my voice.” Too much time is spent trying to fortify our lives with the justification of others. We speak like others, dance like others and even at times carry our daily lives like others.  I will… Read More ›

If My Tomorrow Never Comes…(Poem)

What About Tomorrow If my tomorrow never comes please let me be remembered for the lives that I changed. I am unsure of the exact amount but does it really matter the exact range? Whether it be 1 or 10 let them remember the collectiveness that I was striving to be Let them remember the… Read More ›

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